Career Services

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Gary Morris,  Director, Career Services:  Gary has worked at SUNY Oswego for 18 years, with a total of 24 years experience helping students with career exploration and senior transition opportunities.  He specializes in: moving students/alumni through the major and career exploration process; helping them understand how to turn their portfolio of experience and skills into a solid on/offline marketing plan for employers or graduate schools; and helping them find and compete for the best opportunities utilizing cutting edge tools, resources, and strategies.  He has worked in Career Services at Hobart & William Smith, Union College and Kent State University, where he earned his M. Ed.

Mallory Bower, Associate Director, Career Services and Employer Relations: Mallory is the newest member of the Career Services crew, but joins the team with six years of experience helping college students to discover their dream careers. She now specializes in building partnerships with employers and cultivativating more career opportunities for students. She believes that storytelling is an important vehicle to connect people and promote success from all angles.

Jacqueline Wallace, Assistant Director, Major and Career Exploration: Jackie has worked at SUNY Oswego for ten years, several of those years in Residence Life & Housing.  She now specializes in assisting students through major and career exploration, first year retention programs, undeclared academic advisement, and specialized work with transfer, first year and second year students. She is the most formally certified member of the Compass relative to self-assessment, including the Myers Briggs Type Inventory, Strong Interest Inventory and StrengthsQuest.  

Michele May, Office Manager: Michele’s main responsibilities include managing the credentials file system, and supervision and maintenance of the entire front desk operation.  She hires and supervises all student workers, assists in the production of our Graduate Survey, and manages the financial records, as well as assisting with career fairs and other on-campus events.  Michele is a graduate of SUNY Oswego and previously worked in the Counseling Services Center before joining the Career Services staff.  Michele looks forward to assisting you in the Career Services office.    

Chris Doyle, Recruitment Specialist: Chris' main responsibilities include assisting with the credentials system, managing the administrative aspects of our on-campus recruitment programs, supervising the job vacancy bulletins and handling the front desk and incoming phone calls. She also coordinates our reception area, including staff selection, training, and supervision.

Melanie Hoffman, Graduate Assistant: Melanie is a graduate student in the Counseling and Psychological Services Department at SUNY Oswego, working toward obtaining her M.S. in Mental Health Counseling.   She received her undergraduate degree in Human Development.  Melanie has been very involved on campus with Active Minds, the Peer 2 Peer Education program at the Counseling Center (P2P), Peer Advising for the Psychology and Human Development Departments, and First Year Peer Advising.  Her focus will be to assist with managing our intern program, promoting our events and services, and supporting our Employer Relations area.

Ryan Raflowski, Graduate Assistant:  Ryan is a graduate student in the School Psychology M.S. & C.A.S. program, and hopes to earn a Ph.D. n Neuropsychology in the future.  He is involved with Brothers and Sisters in Christ on campus and has really enjoyed the wonderful people at Oswego.  He will be coordinating and supervising our Compass Resource Center, working directly with our intern staff to provide the best possible assistance to incoming students.